Problem: Give the balanced equation for the following chemical reaction: Carbon disulfide liquid reacts with ammonia gas to produce hydrogen sulfide gas and solid ammonium thiocyanate (NH4SCN).

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We’re being asked to write and balance the described reaction.

Before balancing the chemical reaction, let’s first write the chemical formula of each of the compounds involved in the reaction.

Reactants:

Carbon disulfide (liquid)

1st nonmetal: carbon

▪ no prefix (only 1)
symbol:        C

2nd nonmetal: disulfide

▪ di→ 2
▪ sulfide → sulfur → symbol: S

Chemical formula:           CS2(l)

Ammonia (gas)  NH3(g)


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Give the balanced equation for the following chemical reaction: Carbon disulfide liquid reacts with ammonia gas to produce hydrogen sulfide gas and solid ammonium thiocyanate (NH4SCN).

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